Earl Herold, 87, died on Dec. 31, 2013. A Coarsegold resident for 38 years, he was born in Akron, Ohio on May 26, 1926 and served in the U.S. Navy as an aircraft mechanic. He was owner of Herold's Market in Madera, which he sold once he retired, giving him more time for fishing.
Mr. Herold was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Lena; his wife of 58 years, Betty; and his older son, Gary
He is survived by sons Kirk and wife Debbie of Coarsegold; Keith and wife Erica of Peru; grandchildren Colton and Shane Colton of Clovis, and Sophia of Peru; daughter-in-law Peggy and her husband Jim McMillan of Coarsegold.
Per Mr. Herold's request, no services will be held. There will be a celebration of his life at noon on Jan. 11 at the home of Jim and Peggy McMillan, 30233 Hogans Mountain Road in Coarsegold.
Donations can be made in his name to Hinds Hospice.